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    Daughter of 'Maus' creator Art Spiegelman teams up with her mother Francoise Mouly of 'The New Yorker' to create new comic collection 'RESIST!'

    Copy of comic collection "RESIST!"/JTA
    Copy of comic collection "RESIST!"/JTA
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    Barbra Streisand and Fiona Apple mock President-elect Donald Trump in song parodies they wrote and performed

    Fiona Apple in concert in 2012/Wikimedia commons
    Fiona Apple in concert in 2012/Wikimedia commons
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    After cleaning up at the American Music Awards the Jewish rapper picks up eight Grammy nominations including for Album and Record of the Year

    Drake at the Come Up Show in 2011/Wikimedia Commons
    Drake at the Come Up Show in 2011/Wikimedia Commons
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    Here are some Jewy ornaments we hope to see on Natalie Portman’s first-ever Christmas tree this year

    Natalie Portman/Wikimedia Commons
    Natalie Portman/Wikimedia Commons
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    Power couple, actress Mila Kunis and actor Ashton Kutcher, welcome baby boy

    Actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
    Actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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    Models in this year’s lingerie event will depart from the typical hairstyles in favor of more natural dos

    Victoria Secret fashion show 2011/screenshot via youtube

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Friday, December 9, 2016 (All day)

The against-all-odds story of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 1977 European Championship. Through the of lens of sports, "On the Map" presents a much broader story of how one team captured the heart of a nation amidst domestic turmoil and the global machinations of the Cold War.
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come celebrate Shabbat at MJE with young Jewish professionals in their 20s and 30s for "Blanc" — a white night Friday Night Dinner, as we gear up for our upcoming annual MJE Winter Retreat in powdery white Vermont Feb. 9-12. Featuring soulful Friday Night Lights kabbalat shabbat followed by our celebrated caterer serving up an all white menu.
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

(Dec. 9-Jan. 1) — Melanie Gall takes the stage as Sophie Tucker, who recaps her rise through early 20th century vaudeville, cabaret and Hollywood. This gutsy vaudeville entertainer found popularity and fame with self-parody and suggestive-for-their-time songs like "I'm the Last of the Red Hot Mamas," "The Lady is a Tramp," "You've Gotta See Your Mama," as well as her signature number, "Some of These Days." 
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The Actors' Temple at night

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

Reiss will be speaking about how morality functions in the treatment of those in our own society; also, photos will be displayed of another society, North Korea and its societal challenges.All are invited to pray, listen, discuss, and share wine, challah, and after-service refreshments. Food for body and soul!
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:45pm

​Make new friends and eat good food! Join fellow BJ members in their 20s/30s for a potluck Shabbat dinner after 6:30pm Kabbalat Shabbat services. All food should be dairy/vegetarian.
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Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 12:15pm

Hungarian-American actor and poet Geza Rohrig, star of the "Son of Saul," will speak about the film and past and present-day Jewish life in Hungary.
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Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Make your Shabbat afternoon special and share in our community. Workshops, art, yoga, meditation, food, music, study sessions, film ("Shall We Dance"), creative art projects and spa experiences. And it's all free!
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Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 7:30pm

An informational session features experts on Israeli Geopolitics, including Israell's relationship with the UN, the World Court, the US, other Middle East Countries, and the Iran Nuclear Deal. With Professor Udi Sommer, Israel Institute Professor at Columbia University; Michael Goldhaber,Esq., International lawyer and author; and Renee Albert, Hadassah's representative to the UN. 
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